Sunday, December 31, 2006

Beaded bias-knit scarf pattern

Gauge: 15 stitches = 3 1/2 inch, measured on bias

1 ball ggh Soft-Kid yarn
30 size 5 glass beads
US 10 1/2 needles

BK: Beaded knit stitch. After knitting, drop stitch from right needle. Use a small crochet hook or needle threader to pull the dropped stitch through a bead. Place stitch back on right needle.

Beginning of scarf:
Cast on 15 stitches.
Row 1: Bias knit row: Increase one stitch by knitting in the front and back of first stitch. Knit next 12 stitches. K2tog.
Row 2: BK all stitches
Row 3: Bias knit row
Row 4: K all stitches
Row 5: Bias knit row
Row 6: BK all stitches
Row 7: Bias knit row

Body of scarf:
Row 1: *K1, yo; Repeat from * for all stitches in row
Row 2: Bias knit row, dropping all yo stitches
Row 3 and 5: K all stitches
Row 4 and 6: Bias knit row
Repeat pattern until 1 yard of yarn remains. End after row 2.

End of scarf:
Row 1: BK all stitches
Row 2: Bias knit row
Row 3: K all stitches
Row 4: Bias knit row
Row 5: BK all stitches
Row 6: Bias knit row

Bind off. Weave in ends. Block if desired.

This pattern is my original work and for personal use only. Please let me know if you have any feedback or questions!

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